The accident that closed Ring Road 1 on Monday, in the vicinity of Vík í Mýrdal, left one man dead. He was a 55-year-old Icelander, who leaves behind a wife, two children and five stepchildren, Vísir reports.
The man was driving a truck with a trailer. The truck, in which the driver was alone, went off the road and rolled over. The cause of the accident is unknown, but it’s being investigated by the South Iceland police.